PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Pittsburgh icon is back for its first full week of business: Gus and YiaYia’s Iceball Cart.

Gus Kalaris has rolled his shaved ice cart to the North Side for decades.

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In all those years, he’s served up “ice balls” and popcorn to so many but this year things got off to a much later start.

“Well, we lost about 5-6 weeks,” Kalaris said. “We normally come out for the [Pirates’] home opener but there was no home opener. The weather was bad, too. We lost a lot of rainy days.”

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Kalaris’s return was a welcomed sight for a lot of Pittsburghers.

“Whenever Gus is here, I’m here,” said Joy McFadden. “He’s a traditional, he’s my daddy.”

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As always, you can find the car right next to the tennis courts in West Park.